Once again the great and the good have gathered in Switzerland for the neoliberal frolic of Davos. But the real message of the World Economic Forum is that we have to accept the dominance of multinational corporations.
The government says it will do nothing further in response to the Saudi murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi until there's an investigation completed. Which is very handy indeed.
Good morning, early birds. There are reports that the government has an "unofficial timeline" for getting children off Nauru, Shorten turns down an energy deal with the Greens, and Turkey reveals new details about the killing of Jamal Khashoggi. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Good morning, early birds! Scott Morrison is considering a new loan scheme for "clean" coal plants, Turkey continues to dismiss Saudi Arabia's Jamal Khashoggi story, and NSW Labor signals abortion decriminalisation. It's the news you need to know, with Chris Woods.
Crikey readers consider Australia's stance on Saudi Arabia and the Liberals' continued Wentworth byelection fallout.
The Saudi regime's admission it killed Jamal Khashoggi embarrassed the Australian government into taking action. But it needs to do much more, and it can use companies who profit from their collaboration with the regime.
Australia is continuing to support a major conference hosted by the Saudi regime even as our allies boycott it in the wake of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.
Crikey readers discuss Australia's ongoing relationship with the beleaguered Saudi government and the possibility of a return of Barnaby Joyce.
Donald Trump and the West may raise their voices about Saudi Arabia over the presumed killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, but will it lead to real action?